West Coast Small Business Defense Contracting Summit 

December 2020

San Diego, California


Join defense contractors nationwide and attend the 4th Annual West Coast Small Business Defense Contracting Summit which will be held in San Diego, CA.


The Summit will consist of morning and afternoon general sessions; the latest details on new contracting opportunities; and a networking lunch with exhibitors. A VIP Networking Reception will be held for all VIP Business Attendees, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Speakers, and Special Guests. Summit participants include Military Contracting Officials, Federal Government Officials, both Large and Small Defense Contractors and Businesses, and often Members of Congress and Senior Congressional Staff.


Day 1
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM: Exhibit Move-In
8:00 AM: On-Site Registration & Networking with Exhibitors
8:00 AM: Sign-Up for Matchmaking Session I
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM: General Session
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Networking Lunch with Exhibitors
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM: General Sessions
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM: Matchmaking Session I
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM: Networking with Exhibitors
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: VIP Networking Reception

Day 2
8:00 AM: Networking Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:00 AM: Sign-Up for Matchmaking Session II
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM: General Sessions

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Matchmaking Session II
12:00 PM: Exhibitor Move-Out


TBD (Check Back Soon!)


  • This is not booth/pipe and drape set up, no carpeting needed.

  • Exhibit tables will be located in the General Session Area and in the foyer/pre-function area.

  • Orders for power, WiFi, and audio-visual needs must be coordinated in advance. See Exhibit Instructions for details.

  • Upon arrival, each Exhibitor will be assigned a table-top exhibit space equipped with one (1) six-foot table and chairs.

❖ Standard Exhibit includes space up to 8ft wide by 6 to 8ft deep for table-top display items and up to (2) 3ft wide pull-up banners.

❖ Large Exhibit includes space up to 10ft wide by 8ft deep for table-top display items and up to (3) 3ft wide pull up banners or a backdrop display up to 10ft wide. Contact if you have any questions about your display items.


The Matchmaking Sessions provide an opportunity to participate in one-on-one meetings with representatives from various government agencies, contracting services, and prime contractors, with the purpose of facilitating a targeted information exchange and matching needs with resources and solutions. Matchmaking table host descriptions will be released to registered participants via email prior to arrival on-site. Session sign-up is available on-site only near the registration area. Matchmaking Session sign-up is first-come, first-serve. Meetings are not scheduled in advance due to no-shows, last minute changes, etc. 



Top Sponsors of the 2019 West Coast

Small Business Defense Contracting Summit:



Bank of America




Swift Engineering




Advanced Test Equipment Rentals


Atlantic CommTech Corporation